01 Apr Housing Case Managers & Lead
What does a Housing Case Manager do?
Housing Case Managers support individuals living with serious and persistent mental illness who are homeless to locate and retain stable housing. This position works to assist individuals in advocacy, housing education, vacancy searching, identifying resources, financial aid, coordinating with other providers, providing mental health support, building relationships with landlords and reducing barriers to maintaining housing.
Ideal candidates will have understanding of the needs of individuals who are homeless, knowledge of SPMI and related barriers to housing stability, exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, & a strong sense of accountability and resourcefulness.
Minimum Education and Experience
- BA or BS in human services or related area, OR BSW with valid and current Social Work licensure, OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience in housing search, placement & advocacy work.
- Experience working with individuals with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and/or working with homeless populations highly desired.
- Must have and maintain a valid Minnesota Driver’s License, maintain automobile coverage and have access to an automobile.
- Must be willing and able to perform essential job functions through in-person, face to face contact as required, in accordance with health and safety guidelines.